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states. starting in march health authorities in new york are banning restaurants, movie theaters and food carts from selling large sodas and other sugary drinks, part of their fight against obesity. opponents of the ban are pysing with fury. >> reporter: early evening at movie theater in midtown manhattan. as soon as they enter, customers head straight to the concession stand. the biggest sellers are the sugar-laden sodas, and they come in giant servings. even a small-sized cup holds 800 milliliters. and a large cup holds 1.5 liters and refills are free. the large serving costs only a dollar more than a small size. no wonder why most customers go for the large size. it's a better deal. >> this is -- i think it's a medium, i think. but it's huge. it's because it's what we're used to. it's too much of it, way too much. >> reporter: today about 20% of children in the u.s. are obese. it's a huge problem among low income people, especially those who rely on fast food. obesity rates are swelling every year. by 2040 an estimated 40% of all u.s. adults will be obese. sodas and soft drinks have be
muslims were headed to a pilgrimage. new york human base watch says attacks on minority shias are on the rise in pakistan. more than 300 shias have been killed in 2012. >>> venezuelan president chavez has suffered more complications from cancer surgery. the country's vice president suggested the situation does not allow for optimism. the announcement came ahead of a presidential inauguration ceremony for chavez's fourth term on january 10th. the vice president said the new complications follow a respiratory infection that surfaced after the surgery he had in december in cuba. mudora appeared on state-run tv with chavez's daughter and says his health continues to be delicate. there's increasing speculation that the inauguration ceremony in january may have to be postponed. opposition parties are demanding a new presidential election to be held should chavez failed to be sworn in on such a date. such a delay suggests he is not capable of carrying out his duties. >>> the leader of china's communist party game into office promising to narrow the gap between rich and poor. he wants
in the northeast. new york city, 9 degrees today. 9 in d.c. a drop of 10 degrees between monday and tuesday. further up toward the north. that's your high temperature. winnipeg, minus 20. high temperature, even down to houston, 13 for the high. but overnight lows will be around the freezing point. as for europe, not too much to worry about for western and central locations. potent low bringing blizzard like conditions. it's fwog to going to push off toward the black sea. to the south, more heavy rain coming into southern turkey. and we've already had quite a week of heavy rain here. flood conditions will be possible. here are temperatures, minus 9 in moscow. minus 3 in stockholm on wednesday and minus 4 and minus 2 in berlin and vienna. 3 degrees in london and 1 degree in paris. and i leave you now with your extended forecast. >>> we'll be back with more news in 30 minutes. i'm gene otani in tokyo. -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com
. fen even if you have flights, there could be delays. new york, your temperature is 9 degrees on this monday. chicago, you've been going for a while without snowfall. the last snow has been in march. still, seeing some cold temperatures though over chicago. high of 5. winnipeg at minus 9 here. starting off your work week. now as we look towards europe into the british aisles, also watching a system move away into low country here. that's going to bring rain and snow. british isles clearing out on tuesday. the next system is going to pull in near wednesday. it will be the next big rain maker for you. definitely want to bring an umbrella with you. meanwhile, into greece and italy though, thunderstorm activity firing up across this area. it will start to pull off to the east. for the time being, continued to linger. the storms continue to fire up. as far as temperatures into the east, moscow, minus 14 for your high. further to west berlin, 4. a mild 8 and 9 in london and paris. here's a look at your extended forecast. >>> and that concludes this edition of "newsline." i'm keikich
that threat still is going to linger. farther towards the north, you will see the freezing rain. in new york, gusts up to 50 kilometers per hour. far away from the ocean, that's where you will see the freezing rain risk. power lines could be falling down once you get accumulation on top of them. over the past several days, snow extending toward the west. if you're curious on who actually had a white christmas out here, this is the snow depth in the united states and canada. you can see much of northern half of the u.s. toward canada, you have snow on the ground. actually, into some of the higher elevations in the rockies, 50 to 100 millimeters, isolated areas will see more than that. really widespread snowfall has been seen here and that's a really quick way to look at it. and it will stay on the ground. why? cold air diving in from the north. houston, you were seeing a high at mid-20s, now 8 on your wednesday. as we take a look over toward europe, continuing to see a low-pressure system moving across the british isles. bringing us heavy rain and icing conditions in portions of the uk. seein
of the architects that designed the u.n. headquarters in new york, a project that began in 1947. in 1956, niemeyer created a series of landmark structures for brazil's new capital city of brasilia. these include the national congress, the presidential palace, the cathedral, and the contemporary art museum. the entire city of brasilia was later designated a unesco world heritage site. niemeyer was noted for his inventive curving designs. the architect continued working until his 100th birthday. he succumbed to a lung infection at a hospital in his home city of rio de janeiro on wednesday. >>> typhoon bopha is now moving off the philippines. meteorologist robert speta has been following the storm. robert, tell us the latest. >>> well, right now the storm is out over the south china sea, so good news here. the center of circulation continuing to meander off here towards the west, and it does look like it's going to be remaining in place. and actual through intensity in the long range may just be very well winding down out over the open ocean here so, very good news as far as that. but still some mois
at the moment. chicago, 19 degrees. 24 in oklahoma city. 19 for you in d.c. with 16 in new york city. all right. let's go now to europe. a very messy picture here. the western locations are starting to see a low and frontal system moving through. that's going to be producing plenty of precipitation. and a lot of it is going to be snow here, as well. the same goes for the east. we've got a couple of lows here, one moving through the eastern mediterranean coming in to turkey. that will be bringing some severe thunderstorms and snow for the northern balkans. and the reason is really rapid drop in temperatures into wednesday. look at where the jet stream is moving all way down to the south here, letting all of that frigid air just fall in, and we will be seeing a drop of maybe about five degrees in london, between monday and tuesday, athens also dropping by five degrees down to 13 for the high on your wednesday. here's your extended forecast. ♪ >>> we'll be back with more updates in 30 minutes. i'm gene otani in tokyo. from all of us here at nhk world, thanks for join us. have a great day whereve
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